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1

Most planted white grape variety of Savoie.

Jacquère

2

What is Macvin du Jura?

Powerful Vin de Liqueur

3

Name the two vintages of the 1980s that no Château-Chalon was made.

1980
1984

4

Name of the film-forming yeast that is developing in the partially filled casks of Château-Chalon.

Voile

5

Minimum ageing requirements for Château-Chalon.

6 years and 3 months

6

Name the two main grapes of Crémant de Savoie.

Jacquère
Altesse

7

In Jura, Vin Jaune can be bottled under which four AOP's?

Arbois AOP
L'Etoile AOP
Côtes du Jura AOP
Château-Chalon AOP

8

If a wine is white and labeled Bugey Manicle, what grape is used to produce it? What if it's red?

100% Chardonnay (if white)
100% Pinot Noir (if red)

9

Vin Jaune is commonly compared to Sherry. What is the major difference between the two and what is the common point?

Vin Jaune is not fortified, Sherry is
The formation of the voile (flor) is the common point

10

What is the only village allowed to append its name to Arbois AOP wines?

Pupillin

11

Name the appellations of Jura.

Arbois
Château-Chalon
L'Etoile
Côtes du Jura
Macvin du Jura
Crémant du Jura
Marc du Jura

12

Roussette de Savoie AOP wines are made from 100% of what grape that is synonymous with Roussette?

Altesse

13

What are the grapes used in L'Etoile AOP? What are the allowed styles produced?

Chardonnay, Savagnin and Poulsard (accessory variety)

Blanc, Vin de Paille and Vin Jaune

14

Name the grape varieties used in the production of Seyssel AOP for still dry/off-dry and sparkling wines.

Still dry/off-dry: 100% Altesse
Sparkling: Altesse, Chasselas and Molette

15

Synonym of Roussanne in Savoie.

Bergeron

16

What is straw wine known as in the Côtes du Jura? What kind of grapes are used for its production? Minimum must weight?

Vin de Paille

Ripe but not botrytised grapes are left to dry for a minimum of 6 weeks after harvest

320 gr/lt

17

What is the name of the bottle used in Château-Chalon?

Clavelin (62 cl)

18

What is the maximum yield of Château-Chalon?

30 hl/ha

19

Mutation of Chardonnay that has a red stem and is found in Jura.

Melon à Queue Rouge

20

What four communes/crus may append their name to the Roussette de Savoie AOP?

Frangy
Marestel
Monthoux
Monterminod

21

When was Roussette de Bugey AOP established?

2009

22

What are the requirements for the eau-de-vie used for the mutage of Macvin du Jura?

The eau-de-vie must be at least 52% abv and must be aged in oak for at least 14 months prior to mutage

23

Where do we find the rare grape variety Gringet? Name the most notable producer of this grape.

Savoie (in Ayze cru)

Domaine Belluard

24

What style of wine is a Bugey Cerdon? What are the grape varieties used and with what method of production?

Vin Mousseux Rosé

Gamay and Poulsard

Méthode Ancestrale

25

What is the minimum allowed pressure for the following appellations. Bugey Cerdon, Crémant du Jura, Crémant de Savoie.

Bugey Cerdon: 3 atm
Crémant du Jura: 3,5 atm
Crémant de Savoie: 3,5 atm

26

What is the grape variety used in Savoie Arbin?

Mondeuse

27

What is the main grape varieties used in Savoie Chignin?

Jacquère (min. 80%) for white wines
Pinot Noir, Gamay and/or Mondeuse (combined 90%) for red wines

28

What is the grape variety used in Savoie Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte?

Mondeuse

29

What is the main grape variety used in Savoie Saint-Jeoire-Prieuré?

Jacquère (min. 80%)

30

What is the main grape variety used in Savoie Chignin-Bergeron?

Roussanne